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Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) Online

Complete Coursework: as few as 15 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $10,800

Overview


Prepare to teach English language learners in a variety of settings with a 100% online Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) degree from ULM. Taught by our diverse faculty, many of whom are non-native English speakers, this accelerated program is designed to give you an authentic learning experience with cultural courses as part of the curriculum.

Gain an overview of how cultural groups and individual cultural identities affect language learning and school achievement while studying the principles of English linguistics including phonology, syntax, and pragmatics. Explore current technologies and learn the practical approaches, theories and techniques for teaching English as a second language to elementary, secondary and adult education students.

In as few as 15 months, you can be prepared to work within academic or corporate settings globally as an Administrator, Curriculum Supervisor, ESL Instructor or Instructional Coordinator.

Courses

The coursework for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) online program is accelerated, offering eight-week terms for a total of 36 credit hours.

To see the full list of courses for this program, view courses.

Admissions

The School of Education admission process has specific requirements that students must meet to enroll in the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) online program.

To learn more about the admission requirements for this program, view admissions.

Tuition

Tuition for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) online program is affordably priced and can be paid by the course. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify.

To learn more about the tuition for this program, view tuition.

Calendar

The School of Education offers multiple start dates each year for the convenience of our Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) online students. Students should consider application date deadlines, turn in all required documents, register for classes and pay tuition for their desired program start date.

To see the full calendar of upcoming start dates for this program, view calendar.

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Courses


To earn the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) online, students must complete the courses listed below for 36 credit hours.

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Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Emphasizes application of research methods in PK-12 setting, the collection and assessment of diagnostic data for student achievement, and the study of existing research and instructional strategies.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed as an overview of major theories and research related to the nature and role of culture. Also studies how cultural groups and individual cultural identities affect language learning and school achievement.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Explores technologies that are presently being used as educational tools and prepares students for technology use beyond the computer-based information systems. Prerequisites: 4083 or CSCI 5003 or permission from department head.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Focuses on the origins and development of the English language, including evolution of syntax, accretion of vocabulary, and study of pronunciation in England and the United States.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed for evaluating learning systems with emphasis on constructing measures to evaluate progress and outcomes in social, affective and cognitive areas.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Focuses on ESL history, research, policy and current practice in teaching fields that can be utilized to improve teaching and learning for all ESL students.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Focuses on theories and practical approaches and techniques for teaching English as a second language to elementary, secondary and adult education students.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Concentrates on the principles of English linguistics including phonology, syntax and pragmatics with a focus on meaning and structure. Prerequisite: approval of department head.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Designed to prepare candidates to incorporate methods, content, materials and research in their instructional areas of expertise with emphasis upon integration of research-based methodology in the classroom. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Analyses the instructional needs of exceptional children and the application of instructional strategies and curricular modifications within regular classrooms. A. Elementary; B. Secondary. Prerequisites: valid Louisiana teaching certificate or equivalent or written permission from certification coordinator.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Performance-based course to develop teacher leaders to enhance student achievement. Issues and performances emphasize the practice of leadership in the school culture, instructional settings, curriculum, team activities, decision making, communication and learning communities.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Internship program designed to give supervised experience in elementary school. Prerequisites: must be admitted to Teacher Education and have approval of director of field experiences. Must meet all other eligibility requirements for Louisiana Teaching Certificate in field of study to earn credit and grade. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours credit.

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Internship program designed to give supervised experience in secondary school. Prerequisites: must be admitted to Teacher Education and have approval of director of field experiences. Must meet all other eligibility requirements for Louisiana Teaching Certificate in field of study to earn credit and grade. May be repeated for a total of 12 hours credit.

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Admissions


The admission process is the first step toward earning your online degree. Find out the requirements for the Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) online, what additional materials you should send and where you need to send them.

Online Program Admission Requirements

  1. Unconditional admission: undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and higher or 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours with no GRE score considered in the decision to admit
  2. Conditional admission: minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.50 or 2.75 and higher on the last 60 undergraduate hours for automatic conditional
  3. Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  4. Submission of official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities

Transcripts and official documents can be electronically submitted to gradschooldocs@ulm.edu.

If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Louisiana Monroe
Sandel Hall 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0600

Have a question? Call us at 800-917-3236.

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Tuition


The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Education, Curriculum & Instruction - Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) online.

Program Per Credit Hour Per 3-Credit Hour Course Per Program
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction – Concentration in English as a Second Language (ESL) $300 $900 $10,800

Financial Aid Application Process

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at fafsa.ed.gov, using the Federal School Code for ULM: 002020.

If you have questions regarding financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 318-342-5320.

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Calendar


Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Class Day
Summer 6/4/18 5/21/18 5/28/18 5/30/18 6/05/18 7/31/18
Fall 1 8/20/18 8/06/18 8/13/18 8/10/18 8/14/18 10/12/18
Fall 2 10/15/18 10/01/18 10/08/18 10/01/18 10/16/18 12/7/18
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